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Jul 8, 2013 11:30pm EDT
a number of decisions on taxes and you make more money with your money here. there have been a lot of political decisions. you've read the book by two terrific political scientists. >> rose: barbara and barbara. >> no, jay could be hacker at yale that will come back to the two barbaras. jake could be hacker at yale and paul perkins in berkeley, the title was winner take all politics. how the-- how washington helped the rip get richer at the expense of everybody else. and it walks you through, very documented, a series of decisions made in washington under both parties, by the way, that benefitted those at the top at the expense of those-- . >> rose: what is your confidence that you can turn this around? >> it's going to take a long time. but that's-- it must be done, chchlie, because the existence of a permanent underclass of formerly middle class people with no future, the fact that so many young people today out of college, with college degrees are having trouble finding a toehold f they don't-- i just read an urban institute study over the weekend about how 30% of-- how young pe
Jul 8, 2013 5:00pm EDT
you might have otherwise. pay no taxes, et cetera. so we just have to raise wages. not only for the sake of the people who are getting the low wages, but as i tried to indicate, if we don't raise wages, we're well on our way to the next debt crisis. but as barbara says, to do that, we obviously have to do it collectively. i mean, if i knew -- >> bill moyers: you mean politically? when you say -- >> barbara garson: well, yes, yes -- >> bill moyers: -- collectively, you're talking about -- >> barbara miner: democratically, politically, collectively. >> barbara garson: the money is too concentrated. we've got to take it back. and divide it out again differently. >> barbara miner: well, it's interesting because in wisconsin, we see sort of two futures. and i think at the one hand, improve wages, and very specifically raise the minimum wage. i mean, we can't tell a private industry, you know, "you can't pass a law that says, 'private industry must pay blah, blah, blah.'" but you can say, "the minimum wage should be raised to x." and within the city of milwauk, we've had different
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